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Brigette's Cafe

43253 Garfield Rd. (19 Mile Rd.) Send to Phone
586-226-0947 | Menu
A little treasure specializing in authentic Lebanese fare.

Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner Mon.-Sat.

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Brigette's Cafe Restaurant Review

: A little treasure tucked into an obscure shopping strip, this warmly personal restaurant is run with care and concern by two sisters who named the place for their mother, whose cooking inspired them. The restaurant setting is reminiscent of a French café with gold walls, soft light, framed art posters and antiqued wood shutters masquerading as windows along one wall. The Lebanese fare is presented artistically, from the appetizers of hummus and tabbouleh served in little sculptured glass dishes to the lamb specialties like shish kebab, shish kafta and kibbeh. Vegetarians have plenty to choose from since there's a myriad of dishes featuring lentils, eggplant and lima beans. The house soup, called rishta (a blend of lentils, spinach and house-made dumplings), is not to be missed. Portions are generous and the from-scratch kitchen even produces the phyllo for its pastries. There are also "continental" dishes on the menu; that means American fare such as chicken potpie (though here it's wrapped in phyllo), shrimp scampi, pork chops and maple salmon. Check out the lounge for entertainment and after-dinner cocktails.


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